The Netflix streaming releases for the week of June 18th include magic flutes, Jamaican Snoop, bondage and flypaper. Let’s begin.
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This documentary follows Snoop Do– sorry, Snoop Lion as he travels to Jamaica on a spiritual journey to discover himself, record reggae music, and probably smoke a ton of weed. Add Reincarnated to your Netflix streaming queue today.
Patrick Dempsey and the lovely Ashley Judd (pictured) star in this 2011 bank robbery comedy-thriller. The film also features Jeffrey Tambor of Arrested Development fame. Add Flypaper to your Netflix streaming queue today!
Silent Hill: Revelation
‘Silent Hill: Revelation’
This sequel to the surprise hit Silent Hill features revelations of some sort! If you’re a fan of violent weirdness, this is a must-see, at least based on the weird pale stabby people who populated the film’s premiere (pictured). Add Silent Hill: Revelation to your streaming queue today!
The Magic Flute
‘The Magic Flute’
This 2006 adaptation of Mozart’s classic, directed by Kenneth Branagh (pictured), changes the setting of the story to World War I. Add The Magic Flute to your streaming queue today!
This dark comedy/thriller from 2001 was the breakout role for actress and future Oscar winner Rachel Weisz. Set in Scotland, Beautiful Creatures is filled with dark humor and numerous twists and turns. Add Beautiful Creatures to your queue today!
It’s apparently Dark Thriller Week on Neflix streaming. True Nature stars Carolyn McCormick (pictured). According to Netflix:
The Pascal family has it all– wealth, power, privilege– but their lives change forever when their daughter disappears one night while running. She mysteriously returns a year later with no memory of what happened but haunted by strange visions.
How dark and thrillery! Add True Nature to your queue today.
This indie drama is about a young man who returns to his family after a 20 year disappearance. With a name like Samuel Bleak, odds are the guy isn’t returning with good news. The film stars James Russo (pictured). Add Samuel Bleak to your queue today!
Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream
‘Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream’
Hyper-prolific documentarian Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room, Taxi to the Dark Side), returns with another penetrating look at our country, contrasting the haves and have-nots in another superlative film. Add this to your streaming queue today.
Of Human Bondage
‘Of Human Bondage’
This 1934 classic features one of Bette Davis’ first breakout roles as a Cockney Succubus who drains Leslie Howard of his will to live. Davis is great in a star-making performance. Add Of Human Bondage to your queue today!
My Babysitter’s a Vampire
‘My Babysitter’s a Vampire’
This movie is about a babysitter that’s a vampire. (NOTE: The picture was the first result I found doing a search for ‘horror’.) Add My Babysitter’s a Vampire to your queue today!